Tampa Bay 5, Ottawa 2

Tuesday, March 29, 2011 7:30 PM

Final Scoring Summary

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Ottawa 29-38-5-5 14-19-2-3 15-19-3-2 L2
Tampa Bay 41-24-5-6 23-11-1-4 18-13-4-2 W2


Dominic Moore registered two goals and an assist while All-Star Martin St. Louis also scored twice as the Tampa Bay Lightning stopped a three-game home skid with a 5-2 victory over the Ottawa Senators on Tuesday.

Steven Stamkos added an empty-netter and an assist, Simon Gagne and Dana Tyrell each set up a pair of goals and Dwayne Roloson made 31 saves for the Lightning, who won for just the fourth time in 14 games (4-6-4).

Jason Spezza recorded a goal and an assist, Milan Michalek scored a shorthander and Curtis McElhinney stopped 26 shots for Ottawa, which suffered only its second regulation loss in seven contests (4-2-1).

After a scoreless first period, St. Louis and Moore scored 4:10 apart early in the second to give the Lightning a 2-0 lead. St. Louis completed his fourth two-goal effort of the season at 5:48 of the third and Moore tallied with 8 1/2 minutes remaining to cap his second multi-goal performance of 2010-11.

Michalek's score with 4:45 to play in the third was the league-high 16th shorthanded goal allowed by Tampa Bay.

Stamkos sealed the win in the final minute with his 44th of the campaign, tying him with Anaheim's Corey Perry for the league lead.

Top Game Performances

Ottawa   Tampa Bay
Jason Spezza 2 Points Dominic Moore 3
Jason Spezza 1 Goals Dominic Moore 2
Jason Spezza 1 Assists Simon Gagne 2
N/A Power Play Goals N/A
Milan Michalek 1 Short Handed Goals N/A
Curtis McElhinney .867 Save Percentage Dwayne Roloson .939
Curtis McElhinney 26 Saves Dwayne Roloson 31

Team Stats Summary

Team Shots Goals Power Play Penalty Kill Penalty Mins Face Offs Won
Ottawa 33 2 0-2 4-4 23 24
Tampa Bay 31 5 0-4 2-2 9 30

Upcoming Games

  • Tampa Bay will play its next game at home against Pittsburgh. The Lightning have a W/L % of .525 after a win and .543 after a loss.
  • Ottawa will play its next game on the road against Florida. The Senators have a W/L % of .345 after a win and .404 after a loss.
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